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John The Bangster's House

Fortified House (Medieval) - (Post Medieval), Moated Site (Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name John The Bangster's House

Classification Fortified House (Medieval) - (Post Medieval), Moated Site (Medieval)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Fintalich; Muir Of Lintibert

Canmore ID 25346

Site Number NN81NE 7

NGR NN 87267 17412

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Muthill
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN81NE 7 8727 1743.

(NN 8727 1743) John the Bangster's House (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map (1958)

'The site of an ancient house or stronghold which was situated on a knoll surrounded by a mote or ditch. The remains of the building were removed and the ditch filled up about twenty years ago (c.1840)...John the said to have been a robber..'

Name Book 1860

The site of John the Bangster's House is on a slight rise in the centre of a hollow in an arable field now under crop. Although the farmer (Fintalich Farm) drained the area this year, nothing significant was found.

Visited by OS (RD) 19 May 1967


Field Visit (29 September 1996)

No trace of the possible moated site, which is depicted as a pecked rectangle on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Perthshire 1866, sheet cvii), was visible in the arable field at the date of survey.

Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 29 September 1996


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